top of page
  • Writer's pictureAnna Torrez

2022 summer camps and activities in Abu Dhabi

We've rounded up our top summer camps in the capital. From fitness to crafts, there is bound to be something that will suit your summer childcare needs.

Manarat Al Saadiyat and Berklee Abu Dhabi

Do any of your little ones have an artsy flair? Consider signing them up for Manarat al Saadiyat and Berklee Abu Dhabi’s joint summer art camp. Art studio teachers and Berklee instructors have designed a camp specifically for kids aged 6 to 12 that will give them an enriching summer. Your kiddos will get creative with a variety of themes, experimental art, and performance activities to develop their talents. The weekly fee includes all art supplies. Prior registration for the whole week is required.

The camp runs on a weekly basis from 4th July to 26th August.

For more information email or call 02 657 5929 or 02 657 5807

Repton School Abu Dhabi

Repton School Abu Dhabi will be hosting Ivy Camps USA this summer. Ivy Camps USA is an extracurricular provider with Ivy League teachers. Kids will get to enjoy programs like media creation and public speaking, science and engineering, and business and finance. For your littlest ones, the camp offers Junior Explorers, where kids can learn about animals and dinosaurs, teamwork with crafts, engineering, and space. Each camp is one weeklong and all of the programs will be taught by instructors from American universities like Harvard, Yale and MIT.

Summer camps begin 18th July and end on 12th August. Kids from ages 3 – 14 are welcome, and all camps are $390.69, which is about AED 1,435.

For registration click here

Little Entrepreneurs – Redwood Montessori Nursery

Let your children experience the real world with a summer camp centered around role-play, problem solving, creativity and building emotional intelligence with Little Entrepreneurs at Redwood Montessori Nursery. The camp is also in line with Authentic Montessori education method.

The camp runs from the 4th of July to the 31st of August.

For more details call 800REDWOOD Redwood Montesori Nursery

Apron Stories

Budding chefs in your brood can try out Apron Stories’ range of camp options this summer, ranging from little ones and teens. Throughout July and August, Apron Stories will have eight different themed camps. Some of the themes include, “Favorite TV Show Cuisine”, where kids learn basic cooking skills through stories from Cocomelon and Peppa Pig; “Wizarding World of Fun”, during which kids will make desserts inspired by the Harry Potter world, “Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory”, where they’ll learn about all thing’s chocolate; and more. You can choose four- or one- day camps. The four-day camps are available every week from the 4th July to the 25th of August, and the one-day camps take place every Friday starting 15th July. You’ll also receive 10% of when you book classes for siblings!

Summer camps start 4th July and run through 25th August and are available for kids ages 3 – 15. The one-day camps are AED 175 and the four-day camps are AED 780

For more details and registration click here

Little Stars Gymnastics

Little Stars Gymnastics will be running a fun and educational gymnastics summer break program for boys and girls, starting from the age of three. In addition to gymnastics skill development, the kids will have an opportunity to engage in tumbling, trampolining and other fun activities.​

The program offers a choice between flexible daily subscriptions or discounted weekly passes.

Summer classes run from 4th July until 26th August and are grouped by ages (3-6 years, 7-15 years and 16+)

Prices start from AED85 (day pass only)

Cultural Foundation Art Summer Camp

If your teens, or you, are wishing you could join in for some art camp fun, sign up for Cultural Foundation’s Art Summer Camp. Available for teens and adults ages 14+, the four-week camp focuses on expanding your artistic skills through a wide range of workshops. The workshops will be led by professional artists in painting, ceramics, printmaking, photography, animation and more. Sign up for the entire month, or just a week, each week is AED 550.

The camp runs from 4th July to 28th July, from 10 AM to 2:30 PM. Each week is AED 550.

For more information and registration click here.


Al Forsan Summer Camp

Keep your kids active this summer with the Al Forsan Summer Camp. The camp is sure to keep them busy and happy with go-karting, swimming, horse riding, football, arts and crafts, archery, gymnastics, trampolining and more.

For more information call 052 921 0110, 054 727 3954, 02 65 65 656 and register here.

They literally list out 3 numbers on their description online its beyond ridiculous. But I figured I better include them all


Enlighten Lounge

Give your kiddos a well-rounded summer with a camp that prioritises educational activities in the mornings and adventure time in the afternoon at Enlighten Lounge. Mornings will consist of educational fun learning about robotics, science, art and more. Afternoons will be filled with field trips to places like the cinema, Splatter Rooms, National Aquarium, Bounce. The schedule even includes a field trip to Pizza Express where kiddos will learn how to make pizza.

The camp runs from 11th July to 19th August from 9AM to 4PM and is available to kids ages 6 to 14. Prices range from AED 200 for a half day and AED 350 for a full day. You can also choose AED 650 for a week of half days, or AED 1300 for a week of full days.

For more information call 50 515 4694 and register here.


Abu Dhabi Pottery

If your kids have ever been interested in playing with clay, try the Abu Dhabi Pottery Summer Camp. From 27thJune to 26th August, your kids can learn all the need to know to design and create their own clay creations, from pottery wheel to the kiln. Prices range from AED 120 to AED 1400, depending on the number of sessions purchased.

The camp runs from 27th June to 26th August and welcomes kids ages 5 to 15.

Call 02 666 7079 for more details and registration.


Circuit X – Summer X Camp

This summer, let your kids have an educational adventure through science projects, teamwork activities, craft workshops, and adventure and water activities with the Circuit X Summer Camp at Hudayriyat Island. The camp includes a mix of indoor and outdoor activities across the high ropes park, pool park and skate park. Inside, kids will do science projects, play football, and make t-shirts. All camp days will include water, snacks and lunch breaks. Book before the 30th of June and get 10% off, just use the code SUMMERCAMP.

Summer X Camp runs from Mondays and Fridays until 26th August and is open for kids ages 6 and up. The daily camp pass costs AED 240, the weekly camp pass costs AED 849 and the weekly siblings pass is AED 699.

For more information click here. For the Camp schedule click here. For registration click here. For further information call 058 869 6196.


Zayed Sports City Kids Camp 2.0

Another option for your more active kids is the Kids Camp 2.0 at Zayed Sports City. Operated by HARAKA, they’ve lined up lots of activities for your athletic kids including relay races, sports, and scavenger hunts. All groups are led by industry qualified coaches.

Available to kids ages 5 to 12, the camp runs from the 4th July to 26th August. A week session costs AED 955, and there’s a 10% discount for siblings, HARAKA members and Zayed Sports Academy members.

For more information call 02 403 4233 or email Register here


Zayed Sports Academy Skating Camp

Be sure your kids really beat the heat this summer with an ice-skating camp! The Zayed Sports Academy Skating Camp offers an intensive skating programme tailored by level. Their professional ice-skating coaches created schedules to ensure your kids get a balance of fun and focus with lots of practice on the rink, along with some off-ice games and training. Sessions are available at all levels, from first timers to High Performance figure skaters.

The camp runs from 4th July to 26th August, from 9 AM to 1 PM for fundamental levels, and developmental and high performance levels from 9 AM to 4 PM. The fundamental camp costs AED 840 per week and the developmental camp costs AED 1000 per week.

Register here.


Wolf Zone Summer Camp

If your kids have ever shown interest in mixed martial arts, the Wolf Zone Summer Camp is a great opportunity for them to learn more. The camp includes training sessions in jiu